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Most transsexuals are left-handed, says researcher

TRANSSEXUAL men and women are mainly left-handed and can be identified by their distinctive fingerprints, a researcher said yesterday.<p>Richard Green, professor of psychiatry at Imperial College, London, told the Royal College of Psychiatrists' annual meeting in Edinburgh that research had shown …

China Has One Amazing Transsexual Celeb—But Lousy LGBT Rights

China’s Jin Xing, a former army colonel, is a massive hit on stage and on screen. But beyond the limelight, the situation of the LGBT community is …

How to talk to a transsexual

<i>Steven Levingston is nonfiction editor of The Washington Post and author of “Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder in Belle Époque Paris.”</i><p>The Making of a Man<p>Notes on Transsexuality<p>By Maxim Februari<p>Translated from the Dutch by Andy Brown<p>Reaktion.<br>124 pp. $22.50<p>Maxim Februari knows …

A brief history of Transsexuality

Nature has been playing cruel jokes on human sexuality since the dawn of time, and society’s reaction to individuals caught in this dilemma has varied from community to community, and over time.<p>As it is now, so it was then. The very rich or powerful have far fewer problems. Take for example Egypt’s …

The World's 'Most Famous Transsexual' Looks Back ...

IN HER DAY SHE WAS A TRAILBLAZER: A PHYSICIAN AND NATIONALLY ranked amateur tennis player who underwent a sex-change operation in 1975, then fought …

Introduction to Hormone Therapy - Female to Male Transition | LA LGBT Center

Transmen Testosterone Use and Questions of Health Risk

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Even if you can’t get your chest completely flat, or you keep getting misgendered and you don’t pass, or you’re forced to dress feminine because of …

Today's Takeaways: Escaping ISIS, A Mexican Prison Break, A Transgender iPhone Film | The Takeaway | WNYC Studios

The Takeaway explores an underground network to save women from ISIS, the El Chapo prison escape, and the new film "Tangerine."

Changing Genders at Work: Inside the Fortune 500's Quiet Transgender Revolution

In early 2011, Ginger Chien sat at her desk at AT&T’s Redmond, Washington office, scrolling through AT&T’s online document library. She doesn’t quite …

Transgender Men and Women Can Now Serve Openly in the Military

In the weeks since gay marriage was legalized, it seems like more and more national leaders are taking it upon themselves to direct their agencies toward more inclusive policies. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has directed the Pentagon to lift the ban on transgender men and women serving in the …

Google is turning this touching YouTube video about a transgender man into a TV ad

Google is turning a touching video ad it made about gender transition into a full-blown TV advertisement during ESPN's annual ESPY awards Wednesday night.<p>The video features the moving story of a transgender man who finds an inclusive gym after undergoing surgery.<p>After Google posted the video during …

Transgender male soldier forced to wear woman's uniform

A transgender soldier who lives as a man has been forced to wear a female uniform and be addressed as a female officer under military rules.<p>The …

NGOs seek speedy passage of transgender rights bill

Activists and members of transgender communities from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka released a report based on the progress of transgenders rights in …

"Call Me Matt"—Life As a Transgender High School Athlete

Matt Dawkins is finding out what it means to be a transgender athlete in the tumultuous world of high school.<p><i>(Editor's note: For more on Matt's story check out our photo gallery)</i><p>On a recent Wednesday afternoon in Marlton, New Jersey, Cherokee High School runner Matt Dawkins realized it was time for …

Transgender Americans could really use a law like Ireland's

Ireland passed a law earlier this week that permits trans people to change their legal gender without medical or governmental intervention, <i>The</i> …

Ireland Enacts Progressive Transgender Recognition Law.

Before this week, Ireland was the only country in the European Union that didn’t have a process in place for legally recognizing the true gender of …

Hormone Replacement Therapy For Transgender Illegal Immigrants Because … Why Not?

If you’ve tuned into <i>The Chris Salcedo Show</i> at any point during the last year, you’ve come to know my husband’s immigration story quite well.<p>I’ll never forget sitting on the floor of our first little apartment, surrounded by piles of United States Immigration and Naturalization Services paperwork as …

Finding their authentic selves: Transgender and over 50

<b>(CNN) —</b> From Laverne Cox and Chaz Bono to Caitlyn Jenner and the acclaimed Amazon series "Transparent," it's arguably the best time in history for transgender rights and representation in popular culture.<p>Still, we've only just begun to explore the pluralism and diversity in the transgender and …

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San Diego Pride Parade celebrates military's plan for transgender troops

In a drenching rain, Evander Deocariza, an active-duty Marine, was the flag bearer Saturday for the transgender community flag in the color guard for the city's 41st LGBT Pride Parade.<p>By sheer coincidence, the San Diego parade was the same week that Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced …

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Obamacare’s Failed Transgender Promise

The health law requires insurance companies not to deny coverage based on gender, but advocates say enrollees are still being turned down for …

Transgender people: 10 common myths - Vox

Card 1 of 10<p>Myth #1: Transgender people are confused or tricking others<p>The most pervasive myth about transgender people — and the one myth that underpins much of the discrimination they face — is that they're somehow confused or actively misleading others by identifying with a gender different from …

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Transgender Military Soldiers Describe Their Camouflaged Identities

An estimated 15,000 transgender troops currently serve in the U.S. military. Each has risked dismissal from military service for revealing his or her …

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Comment: Transgender soldiers shouldn’t rush to serve on the front line

Gay former soldier James Wharton writes for PinkNews after the UK’s Chief of Defence Personnel confirmed transgender soldiers might be able to serve …

Transgender? Or TrueGender?

Last fall, a young man I’ve known for several years took me aside at a social dance and asked, “Do you know what ‘gender dysphoria’ is?” I knew it …

Gay Pride Event Bans Drag Because It Offends Transgendered

2:32 PM 07/21/2015<p>An LGBT pride march in Scotland has banned “cis” drag queens from marching out of the fear that it could offend transgender …

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New York State issues guidance to school districts on accommodating transgender students

On Monday, July 20th 2015, the New York State Education Department issued guidance to school districts on properly accommodating transgender and …